Monday, October 20, 2014

National Drought Mitigation Center

Engaging Preparedness Communities

a project group of the National Integrated Drought Information System

Goal: Facilitate communication among drought communities


  1. Determine the organizational structure, frequency, and methods of a communication network
  2. Facilitate the development of a drought coordinator network
  3. Coordinate the collaboration and development of critical indicators, evaluation criteria, drought exercises, and post-drought assessments

Stakeholders: national, tribal, state, and local drought contacts

NIDIS Engaging Preparedness Communities Co-Chairs: Jim Verdin and Deborah Bathke


Using NASA Tools to Manage Drought webinar, June 4, 2014 | flyer | Separate presentations:

Missouri River Basin Pilot Kickoff, Feb. 26-27, 2014

Planning and Drought webinar, 1 Central, Feb. 12, 2014

Drought Impacts webinar series, starting Nov. 6, continuing Dec. 4, 2013

Using Simulations to Plan and Prepare for Drought, webinar, Feb. 6, 2013, noon CST

Webinar, Dec. 13, 2011 -- Follow-Up to the Building a Sustainable Network of Drought Communities Workshop and Other EPC Initiatives

Building a Sustainable Network of Drought Communities, a workshop June 8-9, 2011, in Chicago

Webinar, March  30, 2011 -- Introduction to the NIDIS EPC Working Group


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